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  • Space And Place

    Space And Place
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816638772

    A study of the ways in which people feel and think about space, how they form attachments to home, neighborhood, and nation, and how feelings about space and place are affected by the sense of time."Since it is the breadth and universality of his ar…

  • Escapism

    Escapism
    av Yi-Fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801865404

    In prehistoric times, our ancestors began building shelters and planting crops in order to escape from nature's harsh realities. Today, we flee urban dangers for the safer, reconfigured world of suburban lawns and parks. According to geographer Yi-F…

  • Topophilia

    Topophilia
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231073950

    What are the links between environment and world view? Topophilia, the affective bond between people and place, is the primary theme of this book that examines environmental perceptions and values at different levels: the species, the group, and the…

  • Landscapes of Fear

    Landscapes of Fear
    av Professor Yi-Fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816684595

    To be human is to experience fear, but what is it exactly that makes us fearful? Landscapes of Fear is renowned geographer Yi-Fu Tuan's influential exploration of the spaces of fear and of how these landscapes shift during our lives and vary through…

  • Coming Home to China

    Coming Home to China
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816649914

    In the summer of 2005, distinguished geographer Yi-Fu Tuan ventured to China to speak at an international architectural conference, returning for the first time to the place he had left as a child sixty-four years before. He traveled from Beijing to…

  • Coming Home to China

    Coming Home to China
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816649921

    In the summer of 2005, distinguished geographer Yi-Fu Tuan ventured to China to speak at an international architectural conference, returning for the first time to the place he had left as a child sixty-four years before. He traveled from Beijing to…

  • A Historical Geography of China

    A Historical Geography of China
    av Yi-Fu Tuan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138518230

    The Chinese earth is pervasively humanized through long occupation. Signs of man's presence vary from the obvious to the extremely subtle. The building of roads, bridges, dams, and factories, and the consolidation of farm holdings alter the Chinese…

  • A Historical Geography of China

    A Historical Geography of China
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202362007

    The Chinese earth is pervasively humanized through long occupation. Signs of man's presence vary from the obvious to the extremely subtle. The building of roads, bridges, dams, and factories, and the consolidation of farm holdings alter the Chinese…

  • Dear Colleague

    Dear Colleague
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816640553

    "Maybe the most influential scholar you've never heard of" was how a feature article in The Chronicle of Higher Education recently described Yi-Fu Tuan, a widely traveled Chinese-American geographer whose letters to his friends and colleagues, disti…

  • Dominance and Affection

    Dominance and Affection
    av Yi-Fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300102086

    "(Tuan) does a masterful job exploring the condescending human treatment of animals as 'playthings' that exist only for our entertainment. He charts the malevolent history of male domination over women and children and the sad chronicle of slaves, d…

  • Human Goodness

    Human Goodness
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299226701

    In his many best-selling books, Yi-Fu Tuan seizes big, metaphysical issues and considers them in uniquely accessible ways. ""Human Goodness"" is evidence of this talent and is both as simple, and as epic, as it sounds.Genuinely good people and their…

  • Cosmos And Hearth

    Cosmos And Hearth
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816627318

    In a volume that represents the culmination of his life's work in considering the relationship between culture and landscape, eminent scholar Yi-Fu Tuan argues that "cosmos" and "hearth" are two scales that anchor what it means to be fully and happi…

  • Cosmos And Hearth

    Cosmos And Hearth
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816627301

    In a volume that represents the culmination of his life's work in considering the relationship between culture and landscape, eminent scholar Yi-Fu Tuan argues that "cosmos" and "hearth" are two scales that anchor what it means to be fully and happi…

  • Humanist Geography

    Humanist Geography
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780983497813

    For more than fifty years, Yi-Fu Tuan has carried the study of humanistic geography - what John K. Wright early in the twentieth century called geosophy, a blending of geography and philosophy - to new heights, offering with each new book a fresh an…

  • The Last Launch

    The Last Launch
    av Yi-Fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781938086212

    Yi-Fu Tuan has spent a lifetime as a writer, teacher, and scholar exploring the relationship between the places and spaces that surround us and the inner self. In particular, he has shown, in his twenty-two previous books, what it means to achieve h…

  • Who am I?

    Who am I?
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299166649

    Who Am I? is the bittersweet memoir of a Chinese American who came to this country as a twenty-year-old graduate student and stayed to become one of America's most innovative intellectuals, whose work has explored the aesthetic and moral dimensions…

  • The Hydrologic Cycle and the Wisdom of God: A Theme in Geoteleology

    The Hydrologic Cycle and the Wisdom of God: A Theme in Geoteleology
    av Yi-Fu Tuan

    Häftad - 1968 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802032140

    This is the first volume of a new series of research publications in geography which is published for the Department of Geography, University of Toronto. The Hydrologic Cycle and the Wisdom of God traces the development of the idea of the hydrologic…

  • Romantic Geography

    Romantic Geography
    av Yi-fu Tuan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780299296803

    Geography is useful, indeed necessary, to survival. Everyone must know where to find food, water, and a place of rest, and, in the modern world, all must make an effort to make the Earth-our home-habitable. But much present-day geography lacks drama…